Celebrate the Holidays (Yes, They’re Coming!) with Santa Bruce

Have you read any of the Bruce books with your kids? Jump on the bandwagon with Ryan T. Higgins' newest book, Santa Bruce! Everyone’s favorite curmudgeonly bear is back, and this time he and his goslings are gearing up for Christmas! PS – Yes, I know it's Labor Day and we are just getting back to … [Read more...]

Explore the Weird Wonderful World with Lonely Planet Kids World’s Strangest… Series + Reader Giveaway

Parents and caregivers, I don't think I need to tell you that summer is almost over, right? Maybe you're clinging to each remaining day of summer with your kiddos, maybe you're counting down the days until they're back in school...whatever your mindset, know that you're not the only one that feels … [Read more...]

MUPPET BABIES: TIME TO PLAY! Now on DVD + Reader Giveaway

Muppet Babies was one of my favorite shows to watch as a kid. (Can you tell I'm a child of the 80s and 90s?) I can still sing most of the theme song, and now I have this line running through my head: "Close your eyes and make believe that you can be anywhere..." Muppet Babies was my first … [Read more...]

Read About an Amazing Hippopotamus in FIONA THE HIPPO

This summer has been an exciting one for me and my family. My husband was able to be home with us for a good portion of the last couple months, which has meant even more family fun than normal! One of our favorite excursions is a trip to the zoo. My kids each have their own favorite animals – one … [Read more...]

THE BOXCAR CHILDREN – SURPRISE ISLAND on Blu-ray + Free Printables

Do you remember reading The Boxcar Children series as a kid? I sure do – I think I read every single book, and now I'm so happy that my son is going through the series, too. Who doesn't love a good mystery?! Now you and your kids can own The Boxcar Children – Surprise Island on Blu-ray and DVD! … [Read more...]

Three New Summer Activity Books (Including Star Wars Art Studio!)

My kids LOVE activity books, and I like that they're a screen-free diversion during the summer months! I've been known to pick up a logic puzzle or word search book in my spare time, too. #nerdalert I wanted to let you know about three new summer activity titles for the whole family from Thunder … [Read more...]

TOMY Soccerborg – Robot Soccer Fun! + Reader Giveaway

Whether you and your kids love to play soccer or just love to watch it on TV take a look at Soccerborg! It's a brand new innovative gaming experience from TOMY. We have been enjoying the World Cup and are ready to watch the final game this weekend, are you? It's such a fun way for the whole world to … [Read more...]

Entenmann’s Little Bites Hotel Transylvania 3 Ticket Offer + Reader Giveaway

HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3: SUMMER VACATION is now in theaters everywhere! To celebrate in collaboration with Sony Pictures Animation, Entenmann’s® is has launched a frightfully fun promotion. Entenmann’s® Little Bites® are the perfect pre-portioned pouches of delicious baked snacks made with real … [Read more...]

How to Host a Kids’ Ice Cream Social

Summer isn't summer without ice cream! As the saying goes... I scream, you scream, we all scream for ICE CREAM! While the entire season is the perfect time for this frozen threat, there is even a special day devoted to it with #NationalIceCreamDay on July 15. In honor of the sweet stuff, we put … [Read more...]

Connect Through Art with Drawn Together by Minh Lê

My kids are much more artistic than I am. They love to draw and paint (if given access to paints)...sometimes on surfaces they're not supposed to. ;) For the past couple years their grandparents have given them drawing pads, crayons, and colored pencils as birthday and Christmas gifts because my … [Read more...]